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©2001 Andy J. W. Affleck
Saturday, February 09, 2002
A picture named small-globe.jpgEO News: NASA Olympics Blue Marble Release. Beautiful pictures.(11:27 PM)

Phonetic alphabets (Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta) (Apr 99): "Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu"

Just in case you ever need to know these or others...(10:19 PM)

NBC's Opening Night Coverage Is More Limp Than Olympic ("World-class mistakes and monumental errors of judgments were, perhaps appropriately, part of NBC's coverage last night of the opening ceremonies for the XIX Winter Olympic Games from Salt Lake City." Shales is dead on. Last night NBC's coverage was, as always, amateur and annoying. I know some don't agree with me, but I still don't know what anyone sees in Bob Costas. I have not enjoyed anything he has ever done in terms of sports. He is distracting, pedantic, and plain useless. Sue me. I hate NBC sports.(9:55 PM)

shakeitbabe. Holy mackeral! This is wild...(8:04 PM)

DVDFILE.COM: Genre Spotlight - BBC On DVD. I wish I hadn't found this on Andrew Pulrang's site. I may end up spending a lot of money...(8:02 PM)

Friday, February 08, 2002
Slashdot | What Kind of PHB Do You Want?. This is a fascinating debate.(5:10 PM)

Thursday, February 07, 2002
University of California, San Diego: External Relations: News & Information: News Releases : Science: "Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have uncovered the first genetic evidence that explains how large-scale alterations to body plans were accomplished during the early evolution of animals.
"(8:40 PM)

Tuesday, February 05, 2002
Solomon Short. "The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky" [Quotes of the Day](10:20 PM)

Monday, February 04, 2002
Superbowl PDFA Ads. David Kurtz makes some excellent points about the drugs/terrorists commercials from the superbowl last night.(3:00 PM)

Accessibility Features of CSS(2:07 PM)

Are Political Parties Inherently Undemocratic?. "In George Washington's Final Farewell Address he warned against the dangers of adopting a system based on political parties. However, despite the urgings of the first President, the government of the United States is dominated by two major parties. Is this a twisting of democracy or an inevitable practicality?" [](12:25 PM)

Yasir Arafat's Op-ed Piece. "Yasir Arafat has written an impassioned op-ed piece for the New York Times (free registration required) outlining his vision for the future of the Palestinians. It is well-written and does not waste words. Arafat states his desire to return to peace talks and expresses regret at the activities of the Palestinian fringe which has resorted to suicide bombings. He asks for Palestinians displaced from their homes 54 years ago to be allowed to return, while acknowledging Israel's demographic concerns. He asks for an end to occupation and subjugation of the Palestinian people." [](12:24 PM)

A picture named vasunrise.jpeg Sunrise in Annandal, VA this morning...

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